6182 in-depth character profiles from comics, games, movies

Posts Tagged ‘ Espionage ’

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Mowgli


The version of The Jungle Book's Mowgly that appears in the Fables comic books.

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Silver Sable

(Profile #1 - 1985 to 1992)

This first chronological profile covers Silver Sable's appearances from 1985 to 1992. Hard-as-nails professional mercenary leader who often collaborates with Spider-Man.

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Indries Moomji


A super-spy specialising in seduction and psychological manipulation. She's the one who broke Iron Man.

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Mercenary

(Archibald Tuskwin)

An old, obscure Iron Man enemy working as a professional assassin. The most interesting thing about the Mercenary was his vast, powerful arsenal that surprised even Iron Man.

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Mei Ling


The betrothed to the Mandarin, back in 1969. She was sort of cool, though of course the portrayal of all things Chinese is now embarrassingly dated.

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Tanguy & Laverdure


Tanguy & Laverdure is a long running series of European military aviation graphic novels. It's full of planes and uniforms.

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Mademoiselle Marie

(Josephine Tautin)

The modern version of Mademoiselle Marie, as featured in Greg Rucka's awesome Checkmate series during the 2000s. Super-spy and terrific special ops commando.

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Iron Maiden

(Melina Vostokovna)

An enemy of the Black Widow. She wears heavy body armour, making her an interesting challenge for most street-level characters.

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Dev-Em

(Pre-Crisis version) (The knave from Krypton)

The pre-Crisis version of the roguish Kryptonian who clashed with Superboy and worked with the Legion of Super-Heroes.

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Fantomex

(Grant Morrison version)

This profile is specifically about Fantomex as written by Grant Morrison. Superhuman expert in misdirection, manipulation, combat and intelligence channelling several classic European anti-heroes.

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John Butcher


An obscure DC Comics character. Ex-military intelligence field agent, Lakota ninja, excellent commando.

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Colonel Ling


A 1967 enemy of the Avengers. Seemingly renegade Chinese officer with lots of special troops, robots and weapons.

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Bullet


An interesting mercenary and agent created by Ann Nocenti to fight Daredevil.

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Foreigner


Probably the greatest spy, infiltrator, assassin and super-agent in the Marvel Universe.

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James Bond

(Cinematic version)

The movie version of Bond - treated as an unified character but with an escalating character sheet as the movies get more spectacular.

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Thane Krios


A master assassin, the equivalent of James Bond for his planet. After a tragic life and great loss, the dying Thane opted to join the heroic Commander Shepard for one last mission to save the galaxy.

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James West

(Robert Conrad version)

The original version, chiefly seen in The Wild Wild West TV show of the 1960s. Old West super-spy, elite gunfighter and Silver Age leading man.

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